Composting is a natural process where organic materials such as garden and kitchen waste break down and decompose to produce a nutrient-rich food for your soil and plants called compost. Composting is simply great if you have a garden.
Home composting transforms your kitchen and garden rubbish as well as paper and card into a nutrient rich food for your garden. It's easy to make and use. All you need to get started is a compost bin and some outdoor space.
To help residents of Tower Hamlets compost at home POP-UP COMPOST offers compost bins and wormeries for just £5 each. All your cuttings can be made into compost which you can then use on your garden.
The ethic that motivates is the concern/ horror at endless waste and its damaging effects at every level from the economy through the environment to the mindless discharge of methane and other climate gases.
The particular problem faced by urban communities across the world is dealing with waste arising from high-rise multi-occupancy dwellings. Translating numerous small quantities into systems that operate on the large-scale is the task.
Individual action is what success depends on; as one “grocery store” would have it – “every little helps”
Starting in Stepney near the Tower of London, near where London started, we’re installing a selection of composting facilities from “wormeries”, that are the quickest to convert separated food into soil, to sealed anaerobic composting bins.
Residents that wish to participate simply signal their willingness to assist by collecting a small panier and bio-degradable bags. These are diverted for composting and away we go.
Those participating can agree amongst themselves the days on which they get their contributions together and which composting system is to be employed.
Raise awareness locally and generally enable small local groups to generate compost for sale or barter within Tower Hamlets gardening fraternity for Green Credits (coupons to buy fruit, veg, herbs and flowers from within the Tower Hamlets network)
By simply collecting your biodegradable left-overs and your kitchen scraps you can already begin the first steps of composting today.
Pop-Up Compost will provide your local borough with large scale community based compost tumblers enabling you to successfully compost and reduce your carbon footprint.
By successfully collecting your organic waste and using our community based compost tumblers you could already be making your own compost in as little as eight weeks.